DECEMBER 9, 2014   Natural Grocers Completes Acquisition of Nature’s Pantry; Opens Store in Independence   INDEPENDENCE, Mo., December 9, 2014 –  Natural Grocers by Vitamin Cottage, Inc. (NYSE: NGVC) has closed its previously announced agreement to acquire most of the assets of natural foods retailer Nature’s Pantry, Inc. in Independence, Missouri. The transaction...



China says no to GMO. If you were the biotech industry trying to infiltrate the largest economy in the world, what would you do? Let's take a look at why the strategies that worked in the United States have backfired in China. And then talk about what this means for the GMO labeling movement back home in the states.   It's not about safety. It's about national...
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CRN Welcomes Passage of Designer Anabolic Steroid Control Act —Law Will Protect Consumers, Level Playing Field for Responsible Companies—   Washington, D.C., December 11, 2014—The Council for Responsible Nutrition (CRN), the leading trade association for the dietary supplement and functional food industry, today welcomed the passage of the Designer Anabolic Steroid Control...
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CRN Welcomes Passage of Designer Anabolic Steroid Control Act —Law Will Protect Consumers, Level Playing Field for Responsible Companies—   Washington, D.C., December 11, 2014—The Council for Responsible Nutrition (CRN), the leading trade association for the dietary supplement and functional food industry, today welcomed the passage of the Designer Anabolic Steroid Control...
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Reason for withdraw or recall: “Clif Bar & Company is initiating a voluntary product withdrawal of 15-packs of White Chocolate Macadamia Gluten Free LUNA® Bars.  The White Chocolate Macadamia Gluten Free LUNA® Bars include a new recipe with cashews. Although the individual bar wrappers and packs include advisory allergen labeling stating that the product contains cashews...
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